Category Archives: Captain’s Chair

Captain of Your Own Vessel

The wind in your sails and water moving under the keel. What better feeling of freedom can there be? For Fawkes it’s been so long since we’ve moved the boat strictly by wind. You see we’ve spent the last three … Continue reading

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Relationships: Blessings and Change

Two hearts become one. Life is perfect. Marriage, family and a life everlasting. That’s what every little girls dreams. Finding Prince Charming will make her life complete. Reality is much different. Sure, as relationships develop the parties involved don’t realize … Continue reading

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Journey or Destination: Life Changes

There’s always a beginning, a middle and an end. The first chapters of a book pull you into the story . That’s how it is when we embark on a new adventure. The promise of sailing to new locations is … Continue reading

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Times of Helplessness

Do you ever feel helpless. Just out of control to do anything but watch? Maybe it’s a sick child. Maybe it’s someone you’ve lost. In either case all you can do is feel the pain and go through the motions. … Continue reading

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Friendship and Patricia Sands

I talk a lot about friendship here at Flying with the Phoenix because without friendship, life would be very lonely. Friends help us heal, they teach us, and they nurture us. As life flows, friendships have a tendency to move … Continue reading

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Patience and Excitement

Everyone knows that patience is your friend. A mother who shows patience and compassion to her toddler is my hero. One who makes that patience look easy is a super hero. As any parent will tell you raising children will … Continue reading

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Love Is In The Air

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Depending on your gender the holiday could bring about heart pounding anticipation or palm sweating dread. The descriptions are a broad stroke of generality, but accurate to some extent. … Continue reading

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